The Taliban shadow deputy governor for Baghlan province and Taliban shadow district chief for Ruyi Du Ab district of Samangan province have been killed by Afghan security forces in Baghlan province, Ministry of Defense (MoD) said. MoD in a statement said that Afghan National and Defense Security Forces (ANDSF) launched a clearance operation on Sunday night in Dand-e Ghori district of Baghlan.

21 October 2019

The acting Interior Minister, Massoud Andarabi says the Taliban’s “Operation Al-Fatah” had no progress and the group had no advance and achievements. Andarabi declared that the connection of Taliban leadership with their fighters has been cut and the group’s shadow governors are now hiding in their hideouts. Speaking at an event for renaming the Police academy after

21 October 2019

The Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has met with a delegation of US Congress members led by the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the Presidential Palace- ARG said. “During the meeting, President Ghani praised the continued US financial and political support and assistance to Afghanistan over the past 18 years and emphasized that US-Afghanistan partnership has been sustainable and will remain sustainable”, the Presidential Palace said

21 October 2019

The Afghan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah met with delegation of US Congress members led by the House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Sunday, the Chief Executive office said. During the meeting Dr. Abdullah said that the Afghan people successfully passed the presidential election and despite Taliban threats, they went to the polls to defend democratic values, the office quoted Abdullah as saying in a statement. According

21 October 2019

The Taliban group killed a tribal elder in Jaghatu district of Ghazni province at around 08:00 PM Sunday, local officials said. The provincial governor’s office in a statement on Monday said that Norajan Jafari, a Jihadi commandor and tribal elder was killed by Taliban group in Ahmada village, Jaghatu district of Ghazni. The statement added that the

21 October 2019

President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani has travelled to Japan to attend the enthronement ceremony of Japan's emperor, presidential palace said. ARG, presidential palace in a statement said that Ghani travelled to Tokyo, the capital of Japan on Sunday evening to participate the enthronement ceremony of Japan's emperor. The statement added that Ashraf Ghani will also meet with officials

21 October 2019

U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper arrived in Kabul on Sunday in a bid to bring talks with the Taliban back on track after President Donald Trump abruptly broke off negotiations last month seeking to end the United States’ longest war. The Pentagon chief was greeted by his Afghan counterpart, Assadullah Khalid, as he landed in Kabul on Sunday, on his first visit to the

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